Essays about: "ethnic discrimination"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words ethnic discrimination.

  1. 1. Now you see it, now you don’t - A literature-based study on identifying normative whiteness in relation to structural racism and social determinants of health

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för medicin

    Author : Laura Voutilainen; [2019-08-01]
    Keywords : whiteness; critical race and whiteness studies; social determinants of health; public health; structural racism; vithet; kritiska ras- och vithetsstudier; hälsans sociala bestämningsfaktorer; folkhälsovetenskap; strukturell rasism;

    Abstract : Bakgrund: Strukturell rasism betraktas alltmer som en central faktor för skillnader i hälsans sociala bestämningsfaktorer. Att eliminera sådana strukturer kan därmed ses som ett centralt mål för att nå jämlik hälsa för alla med lika villkor. Rollen av normativ vithet har dock inte ännu betraktats som en faktor inom folkhälsoområdet. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Discrimination in London’s Housing Market – Are Bangladeshi women worse off applying for housing compared to White women?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Fredholm; Sonja Stanicic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Taste-based discrimination; Statistical discrimination; London housing market; Bangladeshi; Correspondence testing design; Ethnic discrimination;

    Abstract : This study investigates ethnic discrimination for sublets in London’s rental housing market. By applying an experimental design, four female fictitious characters were created to apply for housing advertisements on the website Gumtree. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acting in the Interest of the Represented : A Field Experiment on Ethnic Discrimination in the Contact Between Citizens and Local Swedish Politicians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Kristiansson Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : ethnic discrimination; responsiveness; Municipal Commissioners; Sweden; field experiment; correspondence testing;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a field experiment on the topic of ethnic discrimination in the contact between citizens and local Swedish politicians. A correspondence technique was used to investigate whether ethnicity affects how responsive Municipal Commissioners are to questions regarding school politics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Between Equality and Discrimination : A policy analysis of the EU Framework for national Roma integration strategies up to 2020

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm

    Author : Tijana Todorovic; [2019]
    Keywords : Roma; EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020; EU Framework; equality; principle of equality; human rights; EU; policy analysis; discrimination; race; ethnicity; Romer; EU:s ramverk för nationella strategier för romsk inkludering fram till 2020; EU ramverk; jämlikhet; jämlikhetsprincipen; mänskliga rättigheter; EU; policy analys; diskriminering; ras; etnicitet;

    Abstract : The EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020, is a policy that seeks to integrate Roma in the fields of education, employment, healthcare and housing, and to combat and prevent discrimination and promote equality. The problem formulation that motivates this study is the phenomenon of discrimination that Roma population experience on the soil of European Union, funded on the principles of equality and non-discrimination. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Sharing Economy and Discrimination : Evidence from a Field Experiment in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nima Farrahi; [2019]
    Keywords : The Sharing Economy; Field Experiment; Audit Study; Ethnic Discrimination; Social Class;

    Abstract : To investigate whether there is unequal treatment for ethnic minorities in the sharing economy this paper conducts a field experiment on Airbnb in Sweden. The key findings report that inquiries from guests with Arabic-sounding names are 17 percentage points less likely to receive a booking invitation compared to guests with Swedish-sounding names. READ MORE